2022 ASEC Distinguished Alumni

We are proud to announce the 2022 ASEC Distinguished Alumni Recipients.

Tony Carrell (B.S., Agricultural Education, 1984), Purdue Extension Specialist in 4-H Youth Development, Indiana 4-H office

Inez Ponce de Leon (Ph.D., Focus on Science and Risk Communication, 2011), Associate Professor, Department of Communication, Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City, Philippines

Travis Scherer (B.S., Agricultural Education, 2001; MS., Youth Development and Agricultural Education, 2008), Agriculture Teacher, Tri-County Junior-Senior High School

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Left to right: Tony Carrell, Inez Ponce de Leon, and Travis Scherer


Previous Award Recipients

  • Brittini R. Brown (Ph.D., Youth Development and Agricultural Education, 2016)
    Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs for the University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  • Brittany Kloer (B.S., Agricultural Education, 2008)
    Career and Technical Education Area Director for the Area 18 CTE Cooperative
  • Megan Kuhn (B.S., Agricultural Communication, 1999)
    Communications Specialist/Assistant to the Dean for the Purdue University College of Agriculture

  • Denise Derrer (B.S., Agricultural Communication, 1990) - Public Information Director for the Indiana State Board of Animal Health
  • Tracie Eggerr (B.S., Agricultural Communication, 1995; Ph.D. Agricultural and Extension Education, 2009) - Leadership Training Specialist for AgReliant Genetics, Westfield, Indiana
  • Andrea Schwartz (B.S., Agricultural Education, 2006; M.S. Agricultural and Extension Education, 2011) - Dean of the School of Advanced Manufacturing, Engineering & Applied Science and Associate Professor of Agriculture at Ivy Tech Community College-Lafayette.

  • Scott Stump (B.S., Agricultural Education, 1990)
  • Julia A. Wickard (B.S., Agricultural Communication, 1993)

  • Ann Camden (B.S., Agricultural Communication, 1993)
  • Scott W. Johnson (B.S., Agricultural Education and Agricultural Communication, 1992)

  • Darrell Allen (B.S., Agricultural Education,1982; M.S, Agricultural Education,1985)
  • Allan D. Goecker (B.S., Agriculture (Agricultural Education), 1964; M.S. , Agricultural Education, 1966) Ph.D., Agricultural Education, 1974

  • Robert Friar (B.S., Agricultural Education, 1956; M.S. Biological Sciences, 1959; Ph.D. Animal Sciences, 1967)
  • Eric Steiner (B.S., Agricultural Education, 2002)
  • Jane Ade Stevens (B.S., Agricultural Communication, 1976)